2019 Voter Guide

Continuum cable truck

Voters in Mooresville and Davidson are being asked to approve the sale of the towns' money-losing cable and internet system, Continuum, on Tuesday's ballot. Davidson voters also will decide on a bond offering to pay for public facilities.

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The group campaigning for a quarter-cent sales tax for the arts, education and parks and greenways in Mecklenburg County has raised nearly $830,000, according to a campaign finance report released Tuesday.


Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019

Everything you need to know about the CMS school board race. Who’s running, the issues, and what’s at stake with three local education reporters.


Almost everyone who lives in Mecklenburg County has opinions about the school board: Whether they make the right student assignment decisions, whether they're building schools in the right places, why they can't seem to keep a superintendent.

But when it comes time to vote for members, that's another matter.

In Pineville, four candidates are running for town council. None of the candidates are incumbents. 

2019 Election: Matthews Mayor

Oct 16, 2019

Two candidates are running for mayor of Matthews, including the incumbent.

2019 Election: Mint Hill Mayor

Oct 16, 2019

Three candidates are running for Mint Hill Mayor.

2019 Election: Charlotte Mayor

Oct 16, 2019

Two people are running for mayor of North Carolina's largest city, including the incumbent.

2019 Election: Pineville Mayor

Oct 16, 2019

In the race for Pineville mayor, incumbent Jack Edwards is unopposed. 

2019 Voter Guide

Oct 16, 2019

It's election season in Charlotte region. WFAE reached out to candidates in Mecklenburg County cities and towns, asking them questions on some topics important to voters. At the links below, you'll find the answers from the candidates in each of these races. 

Seven candidates are running for the Davidson Board of Commissioners.

In the race for Huntersville mayor, incumbent John Aneralla is being challenged by Rob Kidwell.

There are five seats on the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners. Six people are running for open positions, including two incumbents. 

Nine people are running to represent Huntersville on the town's Board of Commissioners.

There are eight candidates running for the Cornelius Board of Commissioners. There's also a mayoral election, but incumbent Mayor Woody Washam is unopposed. 

There are six seats on the Matthews Board of Commissioners, not including mayor. Three incumbents are running for re-election. 

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has 13 candidates.

Bio information in italics is from WFAE's education reporter, Ann Doss Helms.

Charlotte City Council is a partisan race, and the field was narrowed down after a primary in September. Five candidates are running for four at-large seats. Districts 2, 4 and 6 are also contested.